GUJRAT: As in opposition to the claims of the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) a day in the past that 100 per cent of oxygen beds for coronavirus sufferers have been occupied in Gujrat metropolis, a health care provider from a Gujrat hospital says that there isn’t a scarcity of beds.
Chatting with Geo Information, Dr Abid Ghauri, who works as medical superintendent on the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital in Gujrat, stated that the hospital at present has 50 empty oxygen beds for coronavirus sufferers.
“Right now, only 61 oxygen beds are occupied by coronavirus patients,” he stated, including that the hospital assesses the scenario each day, including that there was by no means a scarcity of beds — neither prior to now nor within the current.
“Initially, the hospital had allocated 41 beds to the coronavirus ward, which were then increased to 62. Last week, we have added more beds to the coronavirus ward, bringing the number of beds up to 111,” he stated.
Dr Abid additionally stated that the hospital has 398 oxygen beds, including that if the necessity arises, then these beds is also used for coronavirus sufferers.
In keeping with Geo Information, the deputy commissioner of Gujrat has additionally verified the data offered by the MS of the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital, saying that there isn’t a dearth of beds therein.
A day in the past, the NCOC had claimed that 100% of Gujrat metropolis’s oxygen beds have been occupied by coronavirus sufferers.